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Hello, Niki.

I am currently writing a book. I think it is good enough to get published (knock on wood) but I haven't a clue how to get started (when I'm finished).

The book is about a kidnapping, blah, blah, blah. I was wondering if you knew any foolproof way to get my book in print. (If not, some decent alternatives).

My appreciations,
John

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I don't know of any guarantees to get your book in print. I suggest looking at publishers in the book Writer's Market. Find out who publishes what you write and their submission processes.  It can be found in reference sections in bookstores and libraries. Also, you might want to get an agent. Of course the agent will have to accept your work first, but agents often have direct lines to publishers. Good luck.

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Expertise

What are good writing books? How can I write a writing book? Who publishes writing books?

Experience

I'm a writer/book reviewer from North Carolina. For almost three years, I have been freelance writing. My website is http://www.nikianntaylor.com

Publications
Book on freelance writing at http://tinyurl.com/eche

Quiz writer for http://www.quizilla.com

Writes for http://www.notyetretired.com

Contributor to Conquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders:
Success Stories, Strategies, and Other Good News. Hunter
House.

Book review published in March 2002 Lambda Book Report.

Book Review published in August 2002 The Writer.

Article published in Pediatrics for Parents(Vol. 20, No. 1)


Book reviewer article published in January 2003 issue of AWP
Job List

Book Review Published in April 2003 Good Old Boat

Writing-related article published in May 24, 2003 Funds for
Writers Newsletter(Digest Number 210)

Book Review published in Dovetail
Article published in Openmind, November/December 2003
Article published in WritersWeekly.com: 12/17/03
Book review in FOOD WRITING A Bi-Weekly E-zine Vol. I, Issue 12 January 13, 2004 www.food-writing.com
Teaches online class on book reviewing at http://class.universalclass.com/bookreviews

Education/Credentials
East Carolina University, Bachelor's of Arts in English with
a concentration in Writing, 1994
East Carolina University, Master's in Library Science, 1998
East Carolina University, Working on Master's of Arts in
English in Creative Writing Program, Jan. 1999-May 2000

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